Catalina Island: The Perfect Day Trip

Have you heard of the wicked bug that’s going around? The symptoms are severe and it’s highly contagious. Yep, I’m talking about the travel bug ☺. Andrew and I were hit bad last week. Since we didn’t have any big trips planned, we figured the next best thing would be a fun day trip. Located […]

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The SummerWood Inn – Wine & Romance in Paso Robles

If you’ve been following me for any amount of time, then you know that Andrew and I are huge wine lovers. So when it came to deciding where we should go for a romantic weekend getaway, Paso Robles was a no-brainer. Nestled halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco in the Salinas River Valley, Paso […]

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Our Beachside Staycation at Paséa Hotel & Spa

Andrew and I are fortunate to live in such a beautiful place, but with busy schedules, we often don’t take the time to really enjoy it. We decided to leave our daily routines and stress behind and visit Paséa Hotel & Spa in Huntington Beach for a mini staycation. Although we were only 5 minutes from […]

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Peltzer Winery – The Gem of Temecula Valley

When you think of wine country, Southern California probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. However over the last decade, Temecula Valley has blossomed into a thriving wine scene, complete with resorts, trendy restaurants, and over 35 wineries. Only an hour drive from San Diego and Orange County, Temecula Valley has become a […]

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3 Islands You Must Visit in the Philipppines

When it comes to traveling internationally, Andrew and I are huge fans of Southeast Asia. There is so much beauty to be found and the US Dollar goes a long way!! We recently spent 12 days in the Philippines. There are over 7100 islands in the Philippines, although only about 2000 are inhabited. With so […]

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Los Angeles City Guide

Being a California native, I admit that sometimes I take it for granted. I’m always searching for exotic places to explore, and often forget that some of the best spots are right in my backyard. Los Angeles, also known as “The City of Angels”, is comprised of many different vibrant neighborhoods, each with a unique […]

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Malibu Wine Safari

Wine tasting with a giraffe? YES PLEASE! I’ve known about Malibu Wine Safari for a little while now and have been dying to go. Andrew and I finally decided to take a little road trip up to Malibu to check it out. Malibu Wine Safari is located off Mulholland Hwy in the Malibu hills. There […]

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Tanaka Farms Pumpkin Patch

Although the weather here in So Cal is still warm, it is technically Fall, which means it time for pumpkin everything! 🎃 It had been years since I visited Tanaka Farms in Irvine. When Kelsey was little, we went every year. However, as a teenager, she has little desire to take a tractor ride or pet a […]

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Top 10 things to do in Belize

We took a family trip to Belize in August. Although it is hurricane season, we lucked out with beautiful sunny days and only mild rain. In an attempt to experience all that this diverse country has to offer, we decided to spend 4 nights in Hopkins on the mainland and 3 nights in San Pedro […]

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